Definitions

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  • v. Past participle of cast

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete past participle of cast.

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Examples

  • And whan men casten hem in to the watre, anon thei bringen up gret fissches, als manye as men wold.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And tho that loven wel hire husbondes, zif hire husbondes ben dede, thei casten hem also in the fuyr, with hire children, and brennen hem.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And therfore whan thei wil schryven hem, thei taken fyre, and sette it besyde hem, and casten therin poudre of frank encens; and in the smoke therof, thei schryven hem to God, and cryen him mercy.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Aftre that, is another yle, where that wommen maken gret sorwe, whan hire children ben y born: and whan thei dyen, thei maken gret feste and gret joye and revelle, and thanne thei casten hem into a gret fuyr brennynge.

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  • And than the preestes casten the gobettes of the flesche; and than the foules eche of hem takethe that he may, and gothe a litille thens and etethe it: and so thei don whils ony pece lastethe of the dede body.

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  • And before the mynstre of this ydole, is a vyvere, in rmaner of a gret lake, fulle of watre: and there in pilgrymes casten gold and sylver, perles and precyous stones, with outen nombre, in stede of offrynges.

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  • There was wont to ben a chapelle: but it was casten downe, and zit lyggen the stones there.

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  • The first statute was, that thei scholde beleeven and obeyen in God inmortalle, that is allemyghty, that wolde casten hem out of servage; and at alle tymes clepe to him for help, in tyme of nede.

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  • And thei fynen the pured gold, and casten away the unpured.

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  • And then he showed how I suld have done, — and that I suld have held up my hand to my brow, as if the grandeur of the king and his horse-graith thegither had casten the glaiks in my een, and mair jackanape tricks I suld hae played, instead of offering the Sifflication, he said, as if I had been bringing guts to a bear.

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